(WASHINGTON) – On Monday, first responders were called to 1303 East Van Trees Street following a report of a 16-month-old not breathing.
Officers with the Washington Police Department, along with the Washington City Fire Department, and Daviess Community Hospital EMS rushed to the scene.
The child was transported to DCH and later flown to Riley Children’s Hospital.
After further investigation, on Tuesday, the child’s mother, 23-year-old Marissa Aishe, was arrested.
She was transported to the Daviess County Security Center on charges of domestic battery resulting in serious bodily injury and neglect of a dependent resulting in serious bodily injury.
On Wednesday, the child was pronounced brain dead and Aishe is now facing additional charges of neglect of a dependent resulting in death and domestic battery resulting in death.
Aishe is being held in the Daviess County Jail without bond.
Agencies assisting the Washington Police Department with the investigation include the Daviess County Department of Child Services, Daviess County Prosecutor’s Office, Daviess Community Hospital, Daviess County Sheriff’s Office, Riley’s Children’s Hospital, Indiana State Police, IU Health AHC PD, and the Marion County Coroners Office.
The investigation is ongoing and no further information will be released at this time.